Washington State
Nutrition & Physical Activity Plan

Advisory Group

The Nutrition & Physical Activity Plan is one outcome of a year of strategic planning by the Nutrition & Physical Activity Advisory Group. The 36-person group includes officials from state and local agencies, and representatives from advocacy organizations from across the state. The group brings together expertise from education, transportation, planning, nutrition, physical activity, agriculture, parks and recreation, economic development and health care.

Prepared by:

Bryan Bowden, MS

National Park Service

Sue Butkis, PhD, RD

Washington State University

Charlotte Claybrooke, MS

Washington State Department of Health

Cheza Collier, PhD, MPH, MSW

Public Health -- Seattle & King County

Liz McNett Crowl, BA

Northwest Physical Activity Coalition

Barbara Culp, BA

Bicycle Alliance of Washington

Shelley Curtis, MPH, RD

Children’s Alliance

Adam Drewnowski, PhD

University of Washington

Amira El-Bastawissi, MBCHB, PhD

Washington State Department of Health

Elaine M. Engle, MS

Spokake Regional Health District

Becky Fitterer

Washington State Department of Health

Mary Frost

Washington State Department of Health

Ted Gage, PhD, AICP

Office of Community Development

Dorothy Gist

Washington State Department of Health

Chris Hawkins, BA

Climate Solutions

Donna Johnson, PhD, RD

University of Washington

Jim Litch, MD, LM

Washington State Department of Health

Patricia Manuele, MPH, MS, RD

Public Health -- Seattle & King County

Eustacia Mahoney

American Cancer Society

Julie Mercer Matlick, BA

Washington State Department of Transportation

Jan Norman, RD, CDE

Washington State Department of Health

Donna Oberg, MPH, RD, CD

Public Health -- Seattle & King County

Deborah Ocken, MS, RD

Washington State Department of Health

Eileen Paul, RD, CD, CDE

Group Health Cooperative of Puget Sound

Mary Podrabsky, RD

Senior Services of Seattle/King County

Wendy Repovich, PHD, FACSM

Eastern Washington University

Jennifer Sabel, PHD, RD

Washington State Department of Health

Anne Schwartz, MD, CD

Spokane Regional Health District

Linda Schwartz, BA, MBA

Bicycle Alliance of Washington

Caroline McNaughton Tittel, MPH, RD

University of Washington

Pamela Tollefsen, RN, MEd

Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction

Kyle Unland, MS, RD, CD

Washington State Department of Health

Juliet Van Eenwyk, PhD

Washington State Department of Health

Bob Weathers, EdD

Seattle Pacific University

Lincoln Weaver, MPA

Washington State Department of Health

Leslie Zenz, BA

Washington State Department of Agriculture